Administrative Assistant

Part-time Administrative and Office Specialist Role Code 19012


Eastern Shore Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the smallest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College serves two rural counties, Accomack and Northampton, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. For more information, see our website at es.vccs.eduIf you value People, Diversity and Participatory-teaching, we’d like to hear from you.


Reporting to the Student Services Department Counselor, the Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the department with VCCS Chancellor’s College Success Coach Initiatives, designed to promote and maintain student success. This part-time hourly staff position begins 7/17/17, or as soon as agreed upon, at an hourly rate of $12.74 with no benefits. Hours are flexible up to 29 hours per week. This is a grant funded position and continuance is based on sufficient funding.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to Student Services department.
  • Serve as front line contact for clients, customers, students, and the community to address concerns and provide initial assistance.
  • Record keep, data collection and entry as appropriate or required in order to support the department.
  • Maintain accurate knowledge of college departments and roles to direct client’s customers and students in a timely fashion.

Required Qualifications

Associate’s Degree or equivalent educational experience, with several years’ work experience in an office environment. Strong organizational skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office and internet navigation.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, with several years’ experience in an educational environment with switchboard experience. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application Process

Submit completed and signed State application form (available at; cover letter explaining the match between a candidate’s background and requirements for position; and resume (optional). Position will remain open until filled, but initial screening of applications will begin on 7/6/17. Position is subject to a background check and employment verification through E-Verify. Applicants desiring special services or accommodations should contact the Human Resources office at least five days prior to the application deadline.

Send all inquiries to:

Michael Driscoll, Human Resources Manager

Eastern Shore Community College

29300 Lankford Highway

Melfa, VA 23410




Eastern Shore Community College (or ESCC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Janet Justis, Dean of Learning Resources, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa, VA 23410; Phone 757.789.1723 (V/TDD Phone 757.789.1738)